Articles Tagged ‘GDN’
Wizz Air to base third A320 in Kutaisi and open six new routes; results in a total of 27 routes for 2019 and over one million seats
On 1 February, Wizz Air confirmed that from August it will base a third aircraft in Kutaisi and launch six new routes to Bari, Basel, Brussels Charleroi, Copenhagen, Eindhoven and Tallinn. Jonathan Ford looks at the airline’s development from Kutaisi and gives more in-depth knowledge of the routes being launched.
Wizz Air to open Krakow base, stationing two A321s and opening 12 routes; leading airport in CEE nations not yet served by carrier
On 21 November Wizz Air announced that it will begin its first-ever flights from Krakow Airport, commencing in 2019. It will base two A321s and open up 12 new routes. Jonathan Ford looks further into the base details, and highlights some reasons as to why Wizz Air has made this move.
Norwegian begins eight news routes from five different airports including its first flights to Montreal.
Ryanair launches services on 60 airport pairs – 13 already served by other carriers.
Wizz Air launches 11 new winter routes between 28 and 29 October, including London Luton to Lisbon.
Wizz Air grows by 12% from Gdansk in 2018; seventh aircraft to be based from S19 with three new routes already confirmed for next year
Gdansk is Wizz Air’s fifth largest base, with 2.77 million seats being flown from the Polish airport in 2018. The airline’s schedules for next summer indicate that it will offer 33 routes from Gdansk, however more could be added. Jonathan Ford takes a close look at the ULCC’s recent Gdansk expansion.
Ukraine seat capacity set to grow by 17% in 2018; Ryanair planning to join the party in October, one of nine new carriers this year
The leading airports of Ukraine are set to offer 20.79 million seats this year, up from a total of 17.80 million in 2017. Jonathan Ford looks at the which airports are seeing the greatest capacity advancements, the airlines adding the most seats, plus the country markets reaping the benefits of carrier expansion.
Gdansk-Zurich is “Skyscanner Unserved Route of the Week” with 40,000 searches; SWISS’ fourth Polish route??
In the past 12 months, Skyscanner’s Travel Insight software has shown that over 40,000 potential travellers searched on the leading flight comparison site for services between Gdansk and Zurich ‒ but the city pair is unserved!? SWISS already flies to three points in Poland, will the port city become its fourth??
Greece’s passenger numbers climb 60% between 2012 and 2017; Volotea and Wizz Air expanding fast; leading airports see market share fall
A country that has suffered economic issues in recent years, Greece has certainly witnessed a change of fortune within its aviation market, with annual passenger numbers growing from 36.7 million to 58.5 million in the space of five years. Jonathan Ford looks in more detail at the nation’s recent aviation advancement.
London Luton is Wizz Air’s biggest operation, passing some time ago its home base in Budapest. Marc Watkins reviews the carrier’s capacity expansion over the last 10 years, its biggest routes and country markets from the UK capital city airport.
Ryanair launches six new services from the Greek capital – also links Memmingen to Zadar.
Wizz Air begins Austrian operations with routes to the capital from Gdansk, Tuzla and Varna.